The Kindgom of Saudi Arabia has a population of almost 30 Million governed by a hereditary monarchy. It is one of the world's richest countries and finances itself largely by oil and gas trade.
Saudi Arabia is considered by Western countries as a dictatorship. It is the world's second largest weapons importer and adheres to the conservative movement within Sunni Islam referred to as Wahhabism. This page shows an automatic compilation of DW content dealing with Saudi Arabia.
Qatar is the world's top producer of liquefied natural gas. The country's production easily outpaces competitors Malaysia and Australia, at 77 million tons a year. And the small Arab country intends to increase output to 100 million tons annually over the next few years.